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Scriptsמִיכַל Hebrew

Meaning & History

Possibly means "brook" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is a daughter of Saul. She was married to David, but after David fled from Saul he remarried her to someone else. Later, when David became king, he ordered her returned to him.
Other Languages & CulturesMelchol Biblical Greek Mikhal Biblical Hebrew Michol Biblical Latin
Same SpellingMichal (1), Michał


biblical, biblical women, uncertain etymology, water, wives of King David
Entry updated December 8, 2017